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day. >> i like the walk too. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great thursday. live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, the jury speaks on why casey anthony was acquitted and why she could walk out of court a free woman. >>good morning, washington. iambs and a simpson. thanks for waking up with us. >> i am greta kreuz. we start with adam caskey and a look at the weekend. >> looking pretty good after this weekend. there could be lingering showers but it's looking good
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after that for the weekend. even on the beaches. 74 in the district. low to mid 70's the everywhere except petersburg, 61. sunshine this morning. then scattered clouds, becoming partly cloudy. late afternoon and evening thunderstorms expected. garden variety storms. some lightning in there. south wind at 5-10. sunrise at 5:50. tomorrow some pics of sunshine here and there. intermittent showers. rain and thunderstorms off and on from before lunchtime all the way through the night and into an early saturday. mostly sunny on the weekend. 93 degrees today. there is a vehicle fire on 270 northbound on towards frederick. let's go this camera and to get
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a glimpse of it. nothing evident. it's between clarksburg and hyattstown. the vehicle is on the right shoulder. it must be around the bend. that tractor-trailer is in the southbound direction. we are interested in the side with the headlights. no disruptions with a light volume of traffic. more in less than 10 minutes. 4:32. an overnight car crash caused the damage at a wheaton diner. it happened around midnight's on georgia avenue and university boulevard. it broke a window. the big question today seems to be what is next for casey anthony? we could learn this morning whether she will be a free woman " whether she will serve more time in jail. >> she was acquitted of killing
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her two-year-old daughter, faces sentencing for lying to investigators. scott anderson has the latest. >> carl lawyer says the first verdict was defeated. >> the happiest moment came after the first not guilty because i knew that saved a life. >> juror number three says the case does not remove all suspicion. >> not guilty it does not mean anything. >> jennifer says there were too many unanswered questions. how did little caylee 9? >> how can you punish someone for something if you don't know what they'd did quit? it's lighted cigarettes along? >> it looks very bad. -- >> why did it take so long to report her daughter missing?
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>> it looks very bad. >> they think she's a monster but nothing could be further from the truth. >> she said she had a dream that tea party was pregnant and had thought about adopting and there are so many children there and deserve to be loved. she wrote that in a letter from jail. -- she said that she had a dream that she was pregnant. >> what the sentencing at about 9:00 this morning on abc 11. a suspect is on the list this morning after attacking and all speech camera truck with a sledgehammer. the operator was inside the truck. this happened just before noon yesterday, along 295 near bwi airport. a man with a gun emerged from
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the woods, smashed the window of the truck, yelled, and then dashed back into the woods. a state contractor in the truck was not injured. police shut down the highway more than $3 in an attempt alto investigate. a developing story. al qaeda may have found a new way to get around airport security. officials say the terror group is considering surgically implanting the explosives into a person's body. the tsa says that could get past body scanners. officials stressed there's no specific or in a threat. -- imminent perhapthreat. roger clemens' perjury trial is taking place in the west d.c. he could face 30 years in jail
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if convicted of lying about steroid usage. president obama will meet with house and senate leaders from both parties today. the meeting comes amid reports the president may be willing to reduce spending on social security and medicare and republicans may be moving to close tax loopholes. bankruptcy filings are on the decline and more housing help is coming to americans out of work. >> with more on business news, linda bell is with us at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. the obama administration is expected to announce two programs to provide unemployed homeowners a two-month for parents to be expanded to and 12 months for the american spirit that could be announced today. a two-monconna-- a two-month forbearance
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on their mortgage. some banks are in talks to resolving state and federal claims over faulty foreclosures and a settlement could come as soon as july 13. fewer americans are filing for personal bankruptcy. a drop in the first half of the year shows consumers are reducing their. stock-index futures are trending slightly higher. -- a drop in the first half of the year in personal bankruptcy filings shows consumers are reducing their debt. i will have more in my next report. live and bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 4:37 71 degrees. >> still to come, the final
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flight. space shuttle atlantis is on the launchpad. the mission is tomorrow. >> and a couple of the weather could factor into that.
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> thursday morning 4:40. adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center.
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clear skies overhead. we got some rain yesterday and that translated into a few areas of fog. visibility is on the order of a couple miles generally, but that could get sicker and over the next couple hours before sunrise. 74 in the district, 72 at dulles, 72 in leesburg along with a winchester. on our way to the low to mid 90's this afternoon. scattered clouds developing this midday and related thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. now to lisa baden. the amount to 70 between clarksburg and 09 on -- the car fire on 270 is not an issue any
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longer near clarksburg. looks great on for 95 at new hampshire ave. virginia is beautiful. 95 looks good. looks good on the greenway and the toyota. back to you. >> thank you. 4:42 71 degrees. >> coming up, caught in a compromising position,. a burglar gets caught inside an adult store in woodbridge and that is just half the story. >> part of me is excited to see the evolution and part of me is sad. >> mixed emotions from fans of space flight on the eve of
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it's 4:45. welcome back. the final space shuttle flights may not be lifting off as scheduled tomorrow. rain or thunderstorms could prevent atlantis from blasting off at 11:26 a.m. if it does not launched by sunday, nasa will have to wait until at least july 16 for its final trip to the international space station. while the astronauts prepare for the voyage, people in our area are very excited about the store final mission. jay korff has more political impact of the final flight.
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>> there's something to be said for the adventurous spirit of man. >> there's one aircraft that fills an entire wing, the space shuttle enterprise. for these museumgoers a glance at a massive engineering ingenuity comes with the conclusion of a remarkable run. >> i am sad to see it end. >> friday morning the space shuttle will lift off, for the international space station. it will be the final shuttle flight for nasa. >> i understand nasa is evolving and meeting new ventures. i'm partly excited to see the evolution and part of me is kind of sad. >> the 30-year program has been marked by triumph and tragedy. this person graduated from the same high school in hawaii as a challenger astronauts. >> nasa plans to mars.
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the dream of exploration remains a reality. >> i believe we will see america back in space at some point in time and we will go a lot farther than the moon. endeavour goes to los angeles, enterprise mollusk postal museum in new york. discovery will come to northern virginia. -- enterprise will go to a museum in new york. atlantis will go to florida at a museum. >> we will have complete coverage beginning tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. a federal appeals court has ordered the military to stop enforcing a ban on openly gay
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service members immediately. the courts of the policy must be lifted now that the obama administration says it is unconstitutional to tree to get people differently. the pentagon is moving to dismantle the policy after congress voted to repeal list. new developments in the debate over the ballooning cost of the dulles rail project. d.c. mayor vincent gray says that he now supports an above- ground metro station at dulles airport. the loudoun county board of supervisors pushed back the votes on cost-cutting ideas. the transportation secretary ray lahood in discussions. the examiner says that metro may run fewer trains to save money. 23-year-old brad minor worked in downtown leesburg at chesterbrook academy and sexually assaulted a four-year- old girl.
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investigators are worried there could be more victims. a shocking discovery after a break-in at a porn star -- pawnshop in woodbridge. they arrested justin little jim early tuesday morning. he was in a closet attempting sexual relations with a blow-up doll. he is charged with burglary, grand larceny and federal destruction of property. >> it is sad because all of our stuff is reasonably priced. you really don't have to break into the store. >> it is a sex-crazed world. people don't know where the boundaries are many more. >> he's an army officer and a veterinarian at fort belvoir. 4:49, 71 degrees. >> coming up, making the right on metro more fun for passengers.
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and becoming a web sensational long way. looks like fun. >> absolutely. -- a a web sensation along the wa
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thursday morning 4:52. adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. clear skies overhead. that has allowed some areas of fog to form near the ground to
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start the day. sterling, 70 degrees along with a dew point of 70. 100% a collective humidity and the likelihood of faulkner -- fog. 69 degrees in germantown. for the most part, low to mid 70's. becoming partly cloudy this morning. fog will burn off quickly. scattered clouds developing this afternoon. scattered storms late this afternoon into the evening especially around a good evening drive. the rise in the low to mid 90's, hot and muggy. rain tomorrow from late morning all public through the night tomorrow, tapering off on saturday morning. -- grain tomorrow from late morning all the way through the night tomorrow -- rain tomorrow.
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here's a picture of traffic cleaving aspirin and leesburg. looks good instilling and entombment tysons. no trouble for metro will. first trains heading out on normal service. we day local high students got on metro and decided to break out some dance moves. >> now they're getting even more attention on youtube. annandale high school students with a newfound fame. >> the crowd got into it and repeated too. we started taking requests. >> 13 guys say it was an impromptu for the july dance off that even the police could not resist. >> first we started just clapping and it then turned into a dance craze.
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we started singing with the cops got on and it was fun. >> quickly becoming a youtube diskettehit. >> probably 15 or 16 people had their phones out and were tweeting. >> thousands of people are looking at the video. >> you see youtube videos people are age fighting on metro or beating up people older than them, it's not a good look on us. >> their mission is to show they can make headlines for all the right reasons. >> we want more. >> whoever is lucky enough to see us on a train, you will see
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a show. >> i like that. that was very impressive. 71 degrees outside. there's a lot more still ahead in the next hour or. >> coming up, taking the game from chicago, the nationals. we will be right back.
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casey anthony could walk out of court a free woman. sentencing today. >> there's a new airport security warning. the latest terrorist threat to impact your summer travel. >> gearing up for the final flight. the space shuttle atlantis is set to lift off tomorrow, but they could face a delay. "good morning washington at occoquan afm" begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. -- "good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. "begins now. first, a meteorologist adam caskey. keep the umbrella handy just in case. >> especially late afternoon into the evening.


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